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Gaining Traction: Cattle pulled loads 2,000 years earlier than previously thought

Dec 12, 2018

Cattle were being used to pull loads as early as 6,000 BC according to new research, providing the earliest systematic evidence of animals being used as engines.

The Poor Man of Nippur - World's first film in Babylonian

Nov 27, 2018

Cambridge Assyriology students led by Dr Martin Worthington have made the world's first film in Babylonian. Based on a 2,700-year-old poem, 'The Poor Man of Nippur' is a violent and comic story of revenge.

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